// Welcome - ESPN Course 2023

Welcome Message

Dear colleagues and friends,

with a great pleasure we announce the 2023 Annual Postgraduate Course (12th cycle – 2nd year) of the European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN) which will be held in Oslo, Norway, from May 29th to June 3rd, 2023, in presence.

Norway has a significant meaning for the ESPN as this country hosted one the first cycle of our Course of Pediatric Neurosurgery that is one of the most effective tools of the ESPN educational activity.
The Venue, Sundvolden Hotel, is located by one of Norway’s largest inland fjords - Tyrifjorden and is the ideal setting to enrich our annual gathering offering the possibility to enjoy of a private Art Collection of antiquities, handicraft art and painting. The venue, surrounded by beautiful nature and beautiful summit hikes, is the ideal setting to enrich our annual gathering.

  • About ESPN Course

    The ESPN Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Neurosurgery is the main vehicle of the Society to
    address and educate the next generation of professional in our subspecialty.

    It runs in 3-year cycles, comprising the following modules:

    • 1st module: hydrocephalus, cysts, posterior fossa tumors, head trauma
    • 2nd module: dysraphism, spinal tumors, craniovertebral junction, vascular, sellar and suprasellar tumors,
      orbit and skull, midline tumors, craniosynostosis
    • 3rd module: cerebral hemispheric tumors, infection, spasticity, pineal region, epilepsy
  • The Society

    The European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN) promotes the health of children in Europe and throughout the world by encouraging the ethical transmission and exchange of neuroscientific information and techniques related to Pediatric Neurosurgery.

  • Registration

    Registration is now closed.

    Due to limited participation, in case of cancellation, participants who expressed interest will be placed on a waiting list and served on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Venue

    Sundvolden Hotel

    2 Dronningveien

    3531 Krokkleiva, Norway
    Tel: +4732162100
    W. www.sundvolden.no.